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Breathing the life back into Doctor Who

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Deep Breath – the title of Dr Who’s season premiere – is more than just a reference to its featured villains (although, because said villains are cyborgs hell-bent on organ-harvesting their way to the status of ‘living’, it’s a shame we won’t be spending more time with them).

Based on the evidence, ‘Deep Breath’ is actually a message to the fans, a warning that after several seasons of glossy explosions, love triangles, and soapy melodrama, their beloved show is about to head in a very different direction. While some fans might be nervous about delving into new territory, the writers are asking us to have a little faith, take a deep breath, and take the plunge with them. …read more